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ZACK FORD is the new press secretary at the ALLIANCE FOR JUSTICE, a Washington, D.C.-based progressive judicial advocacy organization. Previously, Ford spent eight years at THINK PROGRESS, the news source of the CENTER FOR AMERICAN PROGRESS ACTION FUND.
NLGJA, THE ASSOCIATION OF LGBTQ JOURNALISTS, based in Washington, D.C., is seeking proposals for breakout sessions at its 2020 convention in Chicago. Deadline is January 9, 2020. Find the submission form here https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSd6TURGmrz3TylmrdR8ttroJrbjHyvGTpIRGv3wo6yJ3RXV5w/viewform
OUT IN JERSEY, based in Trenton, N.J., entered its 25th year of publication with its December 2019/January 2020 issue.
JOHN TOWNSEND, a longtime arts columnist with Minneapolis-based LAVENDER MAGAZINE and a freelance reviewer at the Minneapolis STAR TRIBUNE, passed away October 24, 2019. When he didn’t show up for work that day, authorities did a welfare check. According to family, he died of stroke, heart attack or both. He was 60.
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